Strikes in Germany Stretch Into Weeks 4 and 5

Strikes in Germany Stretch Into Weeks 4 and 5

The German Train Drivers’ Union (GDL) has announced a fourth round of strikes in an ongoing wage dispute with state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DBN.UL). The strike is set to begin at 4 a.m. local time on Wednesday, Jan 24th, and will continue until 6 p.m. on...
Weather Advisory January 2024

Weather Advisory January 2024

We’d like to notify you of crucial weather advisories impacting both Germany and the United States. The forecasted heavy snowfall and icy road conditions, coupled with alerts from the German Weather Service, have prompted unavoidable disruptions in transportation...
Transportation Disruptions in Germany

Transportation Disruptions in Germany

We at TOC Logistics a ProTrans company, are committed to providing you with timely and accurate information regarding factors that may impact your logistics and supply chain operations. We wish to inform you of ongoing strikes and protests in Germany that are expected...
Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd Halt Red Sea Entry Amid Attacks

Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd Halt Red Sea Entry Amid Attacks

Shipping giants Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd have suspended their vessels from entering the southern entrance of the Red Sea due to recent attacks. Maersk’s decision follows a near-miss incident involving the Maersk Gibraltar with another attack on a container vessel...
Changes to CO2 Emissions Toll in Germany are Imminent

Changes to CO2 Emissions Toll in Germany are Imminent

Imminent changes to the German Truck Highway Toll regulations, approved by the government in the Third Act Amending Toll Law are fast approaching. The effective date for these changes is December 1, 2023, and our solutions design team is diligently working on...
Changes to CO2 Emissions Toll in Germany

Changes to CO2 Emissions Toll in Germany

As of today, Monday, October 23, 2023, the German Government has approved the Third Act Amending Toll Law Regulations without amendments. We anticipate that a suspensive objection by the Federal Council, which is currently under deliberation, is unlikely to...
Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd Halt Red Sea Entry Amid Attacks

West Coast Port Disruption

As negotiations resume between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), it is important to note that the situation remains tense, with disruption still in progress at some terminals across the West Coast. The...
Changes to CO2 Emissions Toll in Germany are Imminent

German Transport Strike Update

Negotiations in Germany between the unions and government representatives have not yielded a result, with both sides declaring that the talks have failed. As per German law, they must now nominate a conciliation committee/jury to mediate between the parties. They have...
Strike in Germany

Strike in Germany

There is a fast-moving story happening in Germany which isn’t just affecting motorists and travelers, but cargo interests as well and will have repercussions for US importers and exporters doing business with German companies. Today, Germany faces a massive transport...